John Tyler Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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John Tyler Community College is a large two-year, public school with 10,035 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1967 and is one of the 2 schools located in Chester, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at John Tyler Community College.

John Tyler Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Management, Business, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
60%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

John Tyler Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (below Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at John Tyler Community College is very low: 13%. Around 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at John Tyler Community College is reasonable, 23:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,300
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median - around $9,400 per year. The additional fees at John Tyler Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $900, which totals $10,300 a year.

Read the details about John Tyler Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
John Tyler Community College might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at John Tyler Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (804) 796-4000 or check John Tyler Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
John Tyler Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at John Tyler Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at John Tyler Community College.

Based on the college crime data, John Tyler Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

John Tyler Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: John Tyler Community College, 13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316, USA
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